Breakheart Loop

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Breakheart Loop is a 6.3 mile loop trail located near Exeter, Rhode Island that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for mountain biking & walking and is accessible from June until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

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Robert Rydeski (36)

1 Completed1 Reviews

Scenery rivaled some of the best in RI. Peaceful and tranquil. However the bugs were unreal. Incredibly frustrating. Looking forward to returning with snowshoes in a few months.

Ted M. (475)

16 Completed18 Reviews

I completed an 8.5 mile loop on 7/18/15 that started near Breakheart Pond and utilized other trails in this area. This is a good option for folks that may want to complete a longer loop. Instead of driving all the way to the pond I parked at the Frosty Hollow Pond Fishing Area on Frosty Hollow Rd (on the right just before a wood bridge). I then took the white blazed Baton Trail north out of the lot toward the pond. This is a fun section of trail (approx 1 mile) up to Breakheart Pond that partially runs along a stream. At one point you have to take a left to stay on this trail instead of going straight on a yellow blazed trial. Once I hit the pond I went right and eventually saw the sign on the left for the Breakheart Trail which is yellow blazed. I then followed the yellow blazes across the dirt Matteson Plain Rd and continued until I hit the white blazed Shelter trail, which I took and which eventually took me to Plain Road. I took a left on Plain Road and walked a short distance until the white blazes turned right into a meadow and then further south through a section of woods, where it eventually exited on Frosty Hollow Rd right near the fishing area where I was parked. A nice loop on a nice day! I will try to upload my track from Mapmyhike.

Shelby Mcintyre (36)

1 Completed1 Reviews

Nice, quiet

Sarah H (103)

5 Completed3 Reviews

Pretty path with great trails. A little hard to find the path and stay on it. Lots of bugs but it's summertime in the woods so that was expected!!

Dave L (36)

1 Completed1 Reviews

Parked at the end of Austin Farm Rd and walked into this well maintained site. Paths were nice, not well marked but very nice hike. Didn't complete as I brought kids from work but will return to explore more!

Keith Burgess (66)

1 Completed2 Reviews

Ok poor markings on trails

Keith Burgess (66)

1 Completed2 Reviews

Pamela Tonole (97)

2 Completed1 Reviews

Great place to walk the dogs. They enjoy the water stops!

Heather Anderson (164)

4 Completed4 Reviews

Love this hike! It is definitely a go to of mine when I don't have time to look a hike up and the dog wants to join for a great hike.

Roberta Curry (233)

3 Completed3 Reviews

Breakheart loop of a peaceful walk; just enough of a challenge to be enjoyable!! Dogs love it except for the occasional mtn biker, we feel like with have the place to ourselves.